Meet our Team
Lauren is the office manager for Aqua Dental. She has been a team member since 2006. Lauren’s favorite part of working at Aqua Dental is seeing the young patients mature over the years into young adults. She believes they have a wonderful team at Aqua Dental and she couldn’t ask for better doctors or co-workers. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and shopping. Lauren has been married to her high school sweetheart for 9 years and has two precious children.
Lindsay has been practicing dental hygiene for the past 12 years. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2003 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication. She later pursued an Associates degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2007. Lindsay comes from a long line of Oklahoma educators, which is why she has so much passion for promoting oral health and educating patients. Lindsay feels gratified to be a part of the Aqua Dental team because it is nice to care for patients in a calm and caring atmosphere where their comfort and well-being is the main concern. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys being a momma to her 5-year-old daughter. Her daughter brings so much joy and love to her everyday life. They also have a French Bulldog named Charlie who they both love to spoil!
Lead Dental Assistant/Patient Coordinator
Tisha has been a dental assistant for 23 years and has worked for Dr. Jim for the past 19 years. Tisha goes to the hospital with the doctors and does deep sedation with the doctors and Robyn. She enjoys the daily one on one interaction with patients. She says “Watching each individual child grow into young adults is perhaps the best part of the job.” Tisha provides information to the patients, employees, and doctors by answering all questions and requests! She has been married for 23 years and has a 19-year-old son, Zachary, and a 23-year-old daughter, Raylynn. Who also works here! She has one grandbaby, Braxtyn, and two adorable cats!
Crystal has been with Aqua Dental for 18 years. She loves working with children. The best part of her job is talking with the children and hearing the funny things they say. She loves the dental team she works with, which is like a second family. She is married and has 3 children and one on the way! In her free time, she loves camping, going to the lake and cookouts!
Lynnette has been in the dental field for 21 years and with Aqua Dental for 13! Orthodontics is her favorite part of the job because she loves seeing the awesome results we get on our patients. Lynnette has been married for 9 years and they have a beautiful 7-year-old daughter.
YAY! Pam is back with us! Pam previously worked with our office for 12 years. After taking a break from all the craziness to stay at home with her beautiful baby girl, she just couldn’t resist coming back and working for the best dentist and staff she knows! She is very excited to be back part-time. She works Mondays and Tuesday so you better catch her while you can! She cannot wait to see you!
Emily has been a dental assistant since 2014. She loves working with children and the amazing staff at Aqua Dental. She has a small family of 3, her beautiful daughter and dog named Athena. She enjoys health and fitness. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her friends and family.
Heather has been happily married for 10 years and has 3 children. She made the career leap from a stay-at-home mom to a dental assistant in 2017. Her children were patients of Dr. Owen’s for 5 years and her visits were always a positive experience. Previously, Heather was a nursing student, so she knew she wanted to implement her healthcare background, plus work with kids. She knew Aqua Dental would be the perfect place to work and call home.
Markie decided at the age of 18 that her career path would be in the dental field. She has been keeping her patients smiles dazzling for over 28 years! She is so happy to have found her place here at Aqua Dental for the last 6 years. She loves working with children of all ages especially those who have dental phobias. She says it is so encouraging to see a child come out of their shell and look forward to coming to see our dentists. She has 6 children of her own and a loving husband who sails the seas of life with her. She enjoys coaching young women on all aspects of pageantry and is pleased to say that two of her ladies hold Miss Oklahoma titles.
Stephanie has been a dental assistant for 15 years and has been with Aqua Dental for 4 years. She is married and has a lab named Gundy. Her husband rides dirt bikes which keeps them pretty busy! In her spare time, she loves to go to the gym and spend time with her family. Her favorite thing about working with Aqua Dental is how fun and relaxing the atmosphere is.
Alicia has been in dentistry for 15 years. She has been an assistant at Aqua Dental for over 2 years. She fills our office with laughter and love! Her constant smile is contagious. Alicia is here on Wednesdays if you ever want to catch her! She is a proud mom of 2. She usually spends her free time at the ballpark watching her son, Jackson, play. Her little one, Harper, is a busy bee and keeps her on her toes! When she is not at the ballpark, she spends her spare time with her sweet husband, Heath.
Nanncy has been in the dental industry for 7 years. She has been with Aqua Dental since July of 2018. She works full time as a dental assistant and part-time as a make-up artist. She has four loving dogs. In the free time that she can find, she enjoys playing golf, going to the gym and hanging out with friends. Nanncy enjoys assisting and interacting with her patients and their everyday needs when it comes to taking care of their oral health. She can’t wait to see you!
Lynly has been in the dental field for 9 years. She has been with our office since November 2018. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Shawn, and her 3 boys, Rustyn, Ryder, and Layton. They spend most of their free time outdoors and love to travel!
Dental AssistantMichael is currently going to school to become a dentist. He enjoys cooking and playing tennis on his free time. He has a daughter who likes going to the park and following, she is an amazing dog named Lulu. Michael has experience in oral surgery, pediatric sedation, orthodontics and general dentistry. We truly have a future dentist on our hands
Patient Advocate/Marketing Manager
Raylynn started working for Dr. Owens when she was 14! She was our part-time sterilization tech then worked her way up to become a dental assistant! A couple of years later, Dr. Jim presented the opportunity for her to become the Marketing Manager of the practice seeing she would be the perfect fit for it. She jumped into that new role with a passion for it that she didn’t even know she had! She has experience in all aspects of the dental practice which has led her to become our patient advocate of the office as well. Her number one priority is to make sure every patient has the very best experience possible from the time they walk through the doors until the time they walk out. Raylynn has been married to the love of her life since October 2018 and they just welcomed their first adorable baby boy, Braxtyn, in November 2018. In her free time, she likes to take vacations with her husband and love on her baby boy and two cats as much as possible!
Sherrie has been with our practice since 1992. She has been married for over 40 years and has 2 sons ages 38 and 39. She has an awesome daughter-in-law and 2 precious grandchildren soon to be 17 and 21. When she is not in our office, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling when time allows. She says her favorite part of working here is having the generations of patients being apart of our dental family. She enjoys seeing the patient’s families grow and grow up throughout the years in our office. She says she is “so blessed to be apart of the Aqua Dental team.”
Holli joined the practice in 2010 at the office of Dr. James F Owens. As the business grew, Holli took on the role of the Business Coordinator at now Aqua Dental. Holli enjoys her busy days and many responsibilities that are required to run and keep the flow of the business running smoothly. She enjoys coordinating the efforts behind the scenes that make Aqua Dental unique and efficient practice. Although you may see her from time to time helping out with general administrative tasks, she spends most of her day working independently. Additionally, Holli acts a liaison for all the new patients calling the office for the very first time. She intakes all of the new patients and referrals who come from all over the state of Oklahoma. When not in the office, you will find her seeking an adventure outdoors with her beloved dog, Rosie, and her two precious children.
Insurance Coordinator/Front Desk Receptionist-Adult side
Liz has been working at Aqua Dental for over 6 years now and every single day is a new adventure. She works as our insurance coordinator and you can find her at check in on the adult side! She has an AOS degree in Medical Coding and Billing so she is able to bring a different perspective to our office. She has been married for three years in October. She and her husband just welcomed their first baby in July of 2018. She loves working in our office because a silly joke and giggling with your patients and co-workers is encouraged!
Deborah has been with our office since 2008. She loves working in our fast-paced office. Deb says she is “blessed to work for such awesome dentists and be part of a wonderful team.” Deb is married with three amazing children who keep her busy! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, having cookouts and going on vacation every year! If you have any financial questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact her! She is our financial expert!
After working in the childcare field for 22 years, Shannon joined our team in 2014. She is our sterilization coordinator who we are so lucky to have! She also assists with patients who require conscious sedation. While not in the office, Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years and her two sons.
Front Desk Receptionist-Pediatric Side
Stephanie has been in the dental field for 25+ years and first started working for Dr. James Owens back in 1994. She is married and has one grown son. In her downtime, she likes to spend time with family, likes to read, and loves working in her yard. She enjoys her career and is looking forward to assisting you with all of your dental care needs!
Front Desk Receptionist-Pediatric Side
Padin has been in the dental field for 2 years and loves it! She was a previous pediatric patient of Dr. Owen’s. Her favorite part of working for Aqua Dental is how friendly the entire staff is. Padin says “It feels like we are one big family.” While working here full time, Padin is also taking a class to get her real estate license. She plans to practice real estate in her spare time. When she is not working, she loves playing with her dachshund, Bentley. Padin enjoys activities outdoors and spending time with her loved ones. She can’t wait to see you guys!
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Tulsa, OK 74133